AnalysisRegional DirectoryEurasiaEuropeFrom the Desk of George FriedmanMiddle East and North Africa 1989-1992: A Global Pivot It was a time that changed everything. By George Friedman - August 20, 2019 6125 It was a time that changed everything. This article is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Please login to continue reading Login Subscribe to Geopolitical Futures today and get: Unbiased analysis of global events Daily geopolitical briefing Annual and long-term forecasts to help you prepare for your future Subscription Options Join our free newsletter Join Now Learn more about geopolitics and receive free articles.